All posts tagged "ferry owner"

  • ferry2
    Thousands gather at late ferry owner’s funeral

    ANSEONG, South Korea (Yonhap) — Thousands of people gathered at a heavily guarded religious compound Sunday to attend the private funeral of the late shipping business tycoon blamed for April’s ferry disaster. More than 4,000 family members...

    • Posted August 31, 2014
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  • People watch a TV news program showing Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive owner of the sunken ferry Sewol , at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body of Yoo found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Death of ferry owner to remain a mystery

    By Lee Hyo-sik Police said Tuesday that investigators found no evidence indicating Yoo Byung-eun, the late owner of the sunken ferry Sewol, was murdered. However, they could not pinpoint the exact cause of his death. A special...

    • Posted August 19, 2014
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  • yoo5
    Reward for ferry owner unlikely to be paid out

    By Jung Min-ho A farmer who found Yoo Byung-eun’s dead body is unlikely to receive the reward that was offered for information about his whereabouts. Park Yoon Seok discovered the fugitive’s body on June 12 in a...

    • Posted July 26, 2014
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  • Seo Joong-seok, director of the National Forensic Service, announces the results of a toxicology test and autopsy conducted Yoo Byung-eun, a fugitive billionaire allegedly responsible for April's ferry disaster.  (Yonhap)
    State forensic lab fails to find cause of ferry owner’s death

    The state forensic agency said Friday that it was impossible to determine the cause of death for the fugitive shipping tycoon allegedly responsible for April’s ferry disaster as his body was badly decayed. The body of Yoo...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • yoo5
    ‘Yoo Byung-eun is alive’

    Conspiracy theories rife over Yoo’s death By Jung Min-ho Yoo Byung-eun is alive. The body of the de facto owner of the sunken ferry Sewol has been switched. And the leader of the religious cult was murdered...

    • Posted July 24, 2014
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  • The fugitive ferry was said to be hiding in here during the police search. (Yonhap)
    `Yoo was hiding in secret closet’

    Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive blamed for the Sewol ferry disaster, was hiding inside a secret closet in his vacation home in Suncheon when investigators raided the place in May, the prosecution said Wednesday. Prosecutors secured this testimony...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Woo Hyung-ho, head of the Suncheon Police Station, was fired from his post on Tuesday. (Yonhap)
    Police under fire for taking 40 days to identify dead body of ferry owner

    By Kim Se-jeong Police are being criticized for their initial investigation into the June 12 discovery of the body of a man later found to Yoo Byung-eun. Police initially thought it was the corps of a homeless...

    • Posted July 22, 2014
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